Hollywood star Rachel Zegler It’s probably not that easy at the moment. On paper, things are going well for the 22-year-old American actress, singer and influencer. During her young career she already worked with the legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg (The White sharkET – The Extra-Terrestrial, Jurassic Park), became part of the superhero universe of Marvel competitor DC and plays the main role in the prequel to The Hunger Games (2012) and will be in 2025 first ever Disney princess in the live-action adaptation of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. But so far all of her films have flopped.
These films with “Snow White” Rachel Zegler flopped
West Side Story, the remake of the legendary musical, was released in cinemas at the end of 2021 – right in the middle of the peak phase of the corona pandemic. The film was extremely well rated, director legend Steven Spielberg had his rich portfolio of films added another masterpiece. With lean $76 million However, the musical flopped at the worldwide box office.
The second Hollywood film had a similar fate in that Rachel Zegler was allowed to take part. Shazam! Fury of the Gods was announced after to cancel the DC Extended Universe and subjected to a comprehensive reboot by James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy), to failure. Shazam 2 grossed an extremely meager $134 million one of the biggest superhero flops any times.
The prequel to The Hunger Games – The Hunger Games running without Jennifer Lawrence also bad. The Tribute was shown on the first weekend in cinemas Panem: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes a negative record for the film series. How are things for Rachel Zegler after these three Hollywood flops?
Remake of a Disney classic: Now “Snow White” speaks
Rachel Zegler will also star in Snow White, the remake of the 1937 animated classic Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. In addition to the sensational Controversy over the appearance of the seven dwarves The actress also became the target of hate and malice online. The reason is her Latin American roots; her mother comes from Colombia.
The last three screen flops with the Golden Globe winner (Best Actress – Musical Film or Comedy for West Side Story) should be grist for the haters’ mill. However, blaming Rachel Zegler for the failures is beyond all logic, as the Hollywood star had no influence whatsoever on the external circumstances probably the flop of the films led.
Rachel Zegler in The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes
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However, the next box office disaster is already looming with the live-action adaptation of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Disney postponed the film by a year to edit the look of the seven dwarves (here is the first official image). The delays threaten to cost millions at the box office. In an admirable way, however, Rachel Zegler apparently doesn’t let her confidence be taken away.
In an interview, she spoke about her upcoming role as Snow White: “Something that grows in her is the ability to be a leader. I was so happy that the writers interpreted her that way.” Rachel Zegler goes with the description your version of Snow White continued: “She discovers this ability over the course of the film, through the people who love her… she seems much more mature and experienced than her age suggests. Something I can identify with.”
So we’ll do it with one self-confident, self-determined and determined Disney princess in the live-action adaptation of Snow White. Something that leading actress Rachel Zegler seems very proud of: “I can’t wait for people to see what she’s like.” Snow White, the live-action adaptation of Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, is expected to hit German cinemas on March 20, 2025.